Sunday, April 4, 2010

Mysterious monkey 'loves bamboo'

Little information has been available on how this mysterious primate lives. "They were always considered by scientists to be 'too difficult to study' due to the rough mountainous terrain and foggy conditions in the forests where they occur," says Dr Peter Fashing from California State University, California, US, one of the co-authors of the study. Between 2007 and 2008 the team studied two neighbouring groups of Bale monkeys in the Obobullu forest in southeastern Ethiopia, which lies to the east of the Bale mountains. Read more….

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